Laravel first steps

Hello, this article is for beginners and will show basic functions.

Installation of Laravel

To begin with instalation we need composer. In console write the following.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel NameOfTheProject

What is artisan

Artisan is the name of the command-line interface included with Laravel. It provides a number of helpful commands for your use while developing your application. It is driven by the powerful Symfony Console component.

Helpful artisan commands

List of all available artisan commands

#php artisan list

Create basic login and registration views and routes

#php artisan make:auth

Create database tables from database migrations

#php artisan migrate

Create controller

#php artisan make:controller PagesController

Create controller. The controller will contain a method for each of the available resource operations. (CRUD)

#php artisan make:controller PagesController --resource

Create model (-m is for migration creation)

#php artisan make:model Page -m

Create only a migration

#php artisan make:migration add_user_id_to_posts

List of all declared routes

#php artisan route:list

To register a resourceful route to the controller place this in your router.

Route::resource('pages', 'PagesController ');

Create a symbolic link from “public/storage” to “storage/app/public” vendor

#php artisan storage:link

Installing WYSIWYG editor

Set up package:

#composer require unisharp/laravel-ckeditor

Add ServiceProvider:
Edit config/app.php, add the following file to Application Service Providers section.


Publish the resources:

#php artisan vendor:publish --tag=ckeditor

Default way (initiate by name or id) :


SASS Compiling

To compile SASS files you need to install npm online repository.

#npm install
#npm run dev //compile once
#npm run watch //real time compiling

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